ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

Course Information
TitleΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ / ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
Code646Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420001536

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600120416
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 002Υ ORGANIC GHEMISTRY
  • 008Υ GENERAL ECOLOGY
  • 009Υ SOIL SCIENCE
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of computers.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Βe familiar with the scientific environmental terms related to pollution and protection of aquatic ecosystems and the atmosphere 2. Understand the environmental pollutants, their sources and their impacts on the biotic and abiotic environment. 3. Know the measures, which must be taken by the environmental bodies and to know the every day citizens apropriate behavior for a better environment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Environmental Protection (Environmental Chemistry) Lake ecosystems. Physical and biological water parameters.Water pollutants. Nutrients and eutrophication. The nitrate problems. Detergents. Agricultural pesticides in the environment. Heavy metals. Petrol oil pollution. Radionuclides. Disease-causing organisms and pollutants. Atmospheric pollutants and their effects to biotic and abiotic environment. Acid rain and acid snow. Acidification of the environment. Stratospheric ozon. Greenhouse effect. Phenomenon El Niño. The soil as an ecosystem. Soil pollution and soil remediation. Legislation on Environmental Protection. Codes of good agricultural practices. Protected areas in Greece. Management plans. Environmental Impact Assessment. Environmental Protection Bodies.
Keywords
Environment, Protrction, Environmental Chemistry
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Powerpoint.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Description
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Τσιούρης Σ. 2004. Θέματα Προστασίας Περιβάλλοντος. Εκδόσεις Γαρταγάνη. Θεσσαλονίκη. 349 σελ. (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 32998679)
Additional bibliography for study
β1. Κουιμτζή Θ., Κ. Φυτιάνου και Κ. Σαμαρά Κωνσταντίνου. 1998. Χημεία Περιβάλλοντος. University studio press. Θεσσαλονίκη. 376 σελ. β2. Manahan S. 1994. Environmental Chemistry.6th edition. Lewis Publishers.
Last Update
06-07-2015